Nurse Unit Manager (RN)

  • The Oaks of West Kettering
  • 1150 West Dorothy Lane
  • Posted: Apr 21, 2019
Nursing

Job Description

Excellent Salary and benefits available working in a great location.



Purpose of Your Job Position:

The primary purpose of your job position is to assist the Director of Nursing Services in planning organizing, developing, and directing the day-to-day functions of the Nursing Service Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be directed by the Administrator, the Medical Director, and/or the Director of Nursing Services, to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.

Delegation of Authority:

As Nursing Unit Manager, you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties. In the absence of the Director of Nursing Services, you are charged with carrying out the resident care policies established by this facility.

Job Functions:

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.

Education:

Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience:

* Must have, as a minimum, two (2) years of experience as a supervisor in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other related health care facility.
* Must have, as a minimum of six (6) months experience in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices.
Specific Requirements:

* Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Registered Nurse in this state.
* Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
* Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
* Must be a supportive team member, contribute to and be an example of team work and team concept.
* Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
* Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
* Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
* Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
* Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
* Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
* Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
* Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.
* Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.